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11.24.14

County to spend millions of impact fee dollars in coming year

The proposed $68.2 million Bradford County budget for 2015, which was unveiled Thursday, is 7 percent larger than the current county budget, mainly because the county is stepping up its spending of impact fee dollars.

 

11.20.14

Sunoco cited by DEP for Little Mingo Creek discharge

Sunoco Logistics violated environmental standards when its subcontractor discharged about 5,300 gallons of clay into Little Mingo Creek in Union Township two months ago, according to a notice of violation issued by the state Department of Environmental Protection.

 

11.20.14

How Clean Energy Launched Dirty Girl Laundry (and Helped Revive an Economy)

A surge of natural gas workers into Western Pennsylvania has given local entrepreneurs the opportunity to reinvent themselves in their hometowns.

 

11.18.14

Cal U: Catering to Capturing Energy Jobs

When Range Resources drilled the first Marcellus Shale well in 2004, it kicked off the rebirth of the shale oil and gas industry in Pennsylvania.

 

11.18.14

Marcellus Shale: By the numbers

Several organizations, including the Marcellus Shale Coalition, have periodically documented the Pennsylvania shale revolution. The numbers are powerful.

 

11.18.14

Pennsylvania Manufacturing Poised to Boom with Gas

Pennsylvania manufacturing is ready to boom given the availability of inexpensive shale energy and the potential for exporting it to others.

 

11.14.14

New Stanton turnpike plaza 1st to offer compressed natural gas

Motorists who drive vehicles that use compressed natural gas can fill up at the New Stanton plaza of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

 

11.14.14

Shell's promise: Local waters, wildlife would not be disturbed by cracker plant

Shell Chemicals representatives told Beaver County residents at a community meeting Thursday that if it proceeds with a planned $2.5 billion cracker plant in Potter Township, the impact on drinking water and local wildlife will basically be transparent.

 

11.14.14

Natural Gas Production Makes the Difference for PA

Natural gas production is making a world of difference to the Pennsylvania economy and things have only just begun. LNG will take things to another plane.

 

11.13.14

Pennsylvania Tops List of U.S. "Energy Giants"

The responsible development of clean-burning natural gas from the Marcellus Shale continues to reach record levels, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) latest monthly drilling productivity report.